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The Lipstick League – Week of 6/27/16

Mitzi Gaynor

The Lipstick League – week of 6.27.16

Happy 4th of July!

Question of the Week: We all love our liquid lipsticks, but what are some of your favorite lighter lip products (sheer lipsticks, glosses, tints, stains, balms) for summertime?

EauMG’s Answer: For the most part, I wear full-coverage lipsticks all year long. I’m not the biggest fan of liquid lipsticks because the formulas aren’t up to par with regular ‘ole bullet lipsticks (most are drying, streaky and/or sticky). I’ve never really understood sheer lipsticks but I do find myself wearing more moisturizing formulas in the cooler months when my lips are chapped (my favorite being Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter). In the summer, since all my other makeup is so sheer, I actually prefer full-coverage lips in really dark (like black) or obnoxiously bright shades. It’s the only makeup that will stay put! These days, I’ve been wearing full-coverage lipsticks with a bit of gloss or balm over them. I’m loving dark, vampy shades with gold glittery gloss like Covergirl Lip Lava in Lava Gold. I guess for “sheer”, I’ve been into the really ugly greige shades of Tom Ford Lips & Boys Collection paired with a sheer wash of cream/liquid eyeshadow in metallic shades like champagne or rose gold. And I’m a huge fan of Aquaphor Lip Balm with SPF over everything. 

Blushing Noir – The new lipsticks from MAC are Bangin’ Brilliant!

Clumps of Mascara – KBShimmer has some of the best polishes in the game. I’m so in love with this newest collection. You’ll probably want them all. I apologize in advance.

EauMG – I tried a new beach-inspired perfume by an all-natural indie brand that smells like never-ending summer.

Gouldylox – I fell down the rabbit hole of new lipstick formulas and picked four favorites. My choices might surprise you…

My Beauty Bunny – Beauty, fashion, decor and more, the latest FabFitFun box is a carefully curated slice of summer! Let’s see What’s in the 2016 FabFitFun Summer Box!

My Newest Addiction – Laura loves the Fab Fit Fun Summer box and she is sharing a coupon code that gets you $10 off!

Nouveau Cheap – If you’re wondering if there are any good beauty sales for the 4th of July weekend, the answer is YES! Click right here for my round-up (which I’m updating regularly through the weekend as more deals hit my desk)!

Olive & Ivy – Sun Bum’s products literally smell like summer. You know, that deliciously tropical coconutty smell that is reminiscent of beach days and hanging out by the pool? Here’s what you HAVE to try!

Phyrra – I’ve got a DIY video for you – How to Press Loose Powder Foundation. The secret ingredient may surprise you!

Prime Beauty – tells you about the new bareMinerals GEN NUDE collection--there’s a nude shade for everyone! Don’t be afraid to go nude!

we heart this – Imagine if you will, a matte bronzer that leaves a tan behind. Is it a dream? Nope, it’s reality!

Beautygeeks – We’re celebrating Canada Day and July 4th by giving away TWO gorgeous Roots leather crossbody bags in a fabulous true red! We’ll choose a winner from Canada and one from the US; enter until July 3rd at 11:59pm!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

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